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IT Sourcing Specialist

RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorOther
Salary£50,000 to £60,000 per annum
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 August 2017

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A well known law firm is currently seeking an IT Sourcing Specialist to join their growing team. Procurement within this business is well received and working on a proactive approach. You will be experienced across all the categories of IT (Hardware, Software and Networks) to work on both strategic and tactical levels.

A leading law firm is currently seeking an IT Sourcing Specialist who will report into the Head of Procurement with an indirect line to the IT Sourcing Managers to support and deliver on their IT category plans. You will have a proven track record across IT categories (Software, Hardware, Networks) and will have experience on both a strategic and tactical level whilst having strong influential/ negotiation stakeholder management competencies.

Key responsibilities:
  • Develop appropriate sourcing strategy
  • Pro-actively develop sourcing initiatives to meet annual budget and business plans
  • Actively manage and develop key strategies for supplier and contract management including negotiations and tendering
  • Ensure internal requirements are met through compliance of the contracts
  • Ensure appropriate controls and supplier performance are in place
  • To act as the Commercial manager and Relationship Manager where required
  • To assist in strategic licensing reviews and assist IT in monitoring compliance
  • Build a catalogue of all existing Provider Services contracts and ensure services comply with new processes and procedures
  • Identify areas where new processes could be introduced as well as cost saving opportunities

Key requirements:
  • CIPS qualification would be advantageous
  • Significant experience in Information Technology categories particularly hardware, telecoms and application software
  • 3-5 years’ experience in an IT Sourcing role
  • Strong category management experience and experience of working within a variety of categories
  • Strong understanding of software licensing models & ROI modelling
  • Proven interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills to provide solutions and win-win scenarios
  • Numeric with an understanding of financial reporting tools
  • Strong written and presentation skills
  • Able to develop good working relationships with external and internal stakeholders
  • Results-driven with strong organisational skills to meet strict deadlines

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Interim IT Sourcing Specialist to be involved in negotiations, strategies and high level stakeholder management across this global law firm.

If you are a driven, determined and experienced candidate who has excellent eye for detail in a measured capacity whilst delivering on a tight deadline to deliver strategic initiatives, apply today or call 0207 509 8424 to speak to Natalie Cottier for a confidential discussion.

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